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Alex Trebek Spent His Final Day Exactly How He Wanted to, According to a “Jeopardy!” Producer

From House BeautifulWhen Alex Trebek was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he chose optimism and perseverance—a sentiment that carried him to his last breath. The longtime Jeopardy! host died on Sunday morning at 80 years old, and according to executive producer Mike Richards, he got the peaceful final day he dreamed of.“He had a swing in his backyard that he loved. He actually rebuilt it earlier this year. He was very handy. I don’t understand if a lot of people understand that,” Richards told Today. “And even in his book, he described that he wanted his final day to be sitting on his swing next to his wife, Jean, and kind of watching the horizon. And he got to do that.”The producer added that he was “coherent” and not in pain, “and the fact that he had a nice final day, I think makes all of us in ……

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